M&E/Quality Assurance Manager UNHCR Project Jobs – Humanitarian Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)

Job Title:       M&E/Quality
Assurance Manager
Organisation: Humanitarian
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA)
Funding Source: UNHCR
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
Program Manager
About US:
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA) is an international African humanitarian and
development organization that positively contributes towards improving the
living standards and conditions of those adversely affected by disasters and
conflict in the Horn, East & Central Africa by implementing WASH, Health,
Education, Livelihoods, Community service & development and Protection
programs in the region for a period of more than 20 years.
About UNHCR Project:
HIJRA with funding
from the UNHCR in Uganda is implementing a multi-sectoral Program for refugees
in Oruchinga settlement (Isingiro district), Nakivale settlement (Isingiro
district), Nyakabande Transit Center (Kisoro district) and Kyangwali Settlement
(Hoima District).
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Design monitoring and evaluation plans
    for Livelihoods, community service & Development, protection and WASH
  • Track and update the Monitoring Plans,
    review and set targets, and report on indicators to the program heads and
    donors in a timely manner;
  • Design Performance Monitoring Plans and
    ensure timely collection of accurate data and reporting to program
    managers, stakeholders and donors.
  • Maintain and keep up to date the project
    monitoring and evaluation database.
  • Design, conduct, analyze and report high
    quality formative research to support program design, materials
    development, and re-planning.
  • Provide technical assistance in data
    collection, analysis, and report writing, prepare work plans and budgets
    for monitoring and evaluation
  • Prepare proposals for WASH, Livelihoods,
    community development and Protection projects.
  • Design and provide training in
    monitoring, evaluation and data interpretation and utilization.
  • Managing the M & E systems for the
    organization’s programs to ensure greater learning, more responsive
    programming and greater accountability.
  • Preparing and implementing annual,
    quarterly and monthly monitoring and evaluation plans for the programmes.
  • Generating reports and analyses that
    enable program management to make informed decisions.
  • Guiding the M&E team in preparing
    for baseline surveys, rapid assessments, weekly progress updates, 4W
    matrix updates and Project evaluation reports.
  • Ensuring that the quality and quantity
    of the program activities being delivered are in accordance with the
    obligations prescribed.
  • Uploading progress data in Measure and
    ensuring that MESURE is fully operational and is regularly maintained to
    produce timely real time reports.
  • Developing and maintain proper filing
    system in both hard and soft form
  • Ensure that accountability and complaint
    mechanism are established through beneficiary hotlines and functional
    across all the programs.
  • Coordinate and facilitate internal and
    external communication system.
  • Ensure that all the relevant programmes
    are implemented in line with the donor requirement and are responsive to
    the set standards.
  • Ensure that beneficiaries are
    effectively targeted according to established vulnerability criteria.
  • Conduct budget monitoring in conjunction
    with project monitoring
  • Any other tasks as assigned by your line

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the
    HIJRA M&E/Quality Assurance Manager job opportunity must hold a
    Bachelor’s Degree in Quantitative Economics/Statistics, Development
    studies, Social Science, M & E or related field.
  • A Master’s degree in an M&E Field
    will be an added advantage.
  • Five years of demonstrable experience in
    programmatic monitoring and evaluation.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
    simultaneously and set priorities.
  • Willingness to learn and develop new
    skills; self-driven with a high sense of quality and ability to meet tight
  • Strong data management and analysis
    skills including familiarity with Excel, MS Access, Epi info, Stata and
    SPSS. Experience maintaining computerized databases a plus.
  • Excellent communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Ability to produce accurate and
    customized reports to donors while meeting deadlines
  • Proven technical skills in data
    management, M&E and assessment with experience related to monitoring
    and evaluation of projects with a humanitarian emergency response focus is
  • Previous experience in one or more of
    the following technical areas: protection services delivery; community
    service & development, livelihoods, or capacity building.
  • Strong understanding of institutional
    donor rules and regulations for Quality and M&E.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Has to be productive and creative.
  • High standards of ethics and integrity
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should send an application letter and
Curriculum Vitae including telephone and email contacts of three referees
including your current/most recent employer.
Application should
be addressed to the:
Country Program
Initiative Just Relief Aid (HIJRA),
P.O. Box 37703,
Kampala, Uganda.
Email to: vacancies.ug@hijra.or.ke.
The subject line should read: “M&E/Quality Assurance Manager”
NB: Please
note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the
Deadline: 18th January 2019
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